"The best of Blount—and Blount at his best.”--Tom Wolfe
"Page for page, Roy Blount is as funny as anyone I've read in a long time."--Norman Mailer
"Roy Blount, Jr., establishes himself as a major humorist."--William F. Buckley Jr.
"The funniest book I've read in a decade."--Harry Crews
"This book contains pop zest and folk wisdom . . . deep-dish country humor and acute sensibility. . . . Like Mark Twain, [Blount] pits the sagacity and saltiness of the cracker barrel against the smooth, evasive rhetoric of the soapbox."--The New Republic
"[Crackers] serves as a springboard for all manner of wild, outrageous, incisive, iconoclastic observations about the South in particular and the American Reality in general."--Library Journal